A new year brings with it the opportunity for a fresh beginning. As 2018 ended, so did my time serving on the Board of Directors for the Writers Guild of Texas, a local group encouraging, educating, and engaging regional writers scattered throughout the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex. While one chapter closes, the page turns and the … Continue reading Every Moment is a Fresh Beginning
As I mentioned in a previous post, I decided to participate in the 2018 edition of NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo is a fun, goal-oriented, community approach to creative writing. Writers often gather together in coffee shops, meeting halls, and other spots to work on their individual works in progress. The … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Underway!
For the next several days, I’m going to re-post some of the most popular Devotional Guy posts from 2017. To get things started, I thought I’d begin with this one inspired by a homeless woman and a poem she wrote.
The other day while Sweet T and I were sharing the love of Jesus down at the Center of Hope women’s shelter, we both had the opportunity to visit with a homeless family that we’d met there on a previous trip Downtown.
Pamela, the 71 year old family matriarch, her adult daughter Heather, and Pamela’s grandson Nathanael have been homeless several months now since they lost their apartment. After a number of life events happened causing them to get behind on the rent, they found themselves drowning from the sheer financial weight of trying to keep a roof over their head.
You’d never know from his big grin or joyful laugh that Nathanael suffers from cerebral palsy and spends most of his time confined to a wheelchair. Nathanael is filled with tremendous joy; a gift he undoubtedly gets from his mother and grandmother.
Yes, their faces reflect the troubles they…
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